Duration : 21 Nights / 22 Days
Destination Covered : Kathmandu, Solukhumbu
Tour Activities : Camping, Trekking, Mountaineering, Sightseeing
Tour Themes : Hill Stations & Valleys
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Island peak (6,189m) climbing is the most popular and preferred peak climbing among experienced mountaineers as well as beginners. It follows the Everest Base Camp route which is busy trekking route of Khumbu region and welcomes hundreds of climber groups in a year for adventure. It lies on Sagarmatha National Park, first name is 'Island' named by a British Mount Everest Expedition team’s Eric Shipton in 1953 and in 1983 it was named 'Imja Tsen'. Island peak is the great summit for first time climbers because it is not technical, do not require advanced climbing skills. South west of Island peak was first climbed in 1953 but the main summit in 1956. The summit offer the breathtaking views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Lhotse Shar, Lhose middle, Makalu, Baruntse in east and Amadablam in the south.
Island peak climbing provides exciting climbing experience beyond simple trekking in Himalaya as well as make your trip memorable by exhilarating flight to Lukla, trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC) and Kalapathar. The peak is usually climbed in a round trip from Kathmandu in 19 days which passes through the villages Phakding, Namche Bazaar; modern village of Khumbu and gateway to Mount Everest, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Dzongla; a small village between Gorko and Chhukung and Chhukung village.
The best time for the Island peak climbing is spring and autumn because temperature is moderate and favorable for trekking and peak climbing. Winter and summer are not suitable for climbing due to cold weather and monsoon rain for many day causing landslides and avalanches in danger zone respectively.
Island peak climbing is graded as Alpine PD+ which is excellent natural destination without great technical difficulty. We need Island Peak Climbing Permit and Everest National Park Permit. You can join to us for outstanding trip to Island Peak of Khumbu region and trip can be modified according to your available time, Physical fitness and desire. You feel free to contact us any time for any information about trip.
Highlights of the IPC Trek
Island Peak Climbing starts with a short flight to Lukla, from where the trekking path goes through ethnic Sherpa villages like Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche and many others. Each and every points of the trek incorporates highlights. You’ll visit the popular Namche Bazaar, full of Sherpas and the gateway to Mt. Everest. It is also a historical trading hub of the Himalayan and low land traders. This town presents beautiful mountain views such as Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhoste, Kongdi RI, Kusum Kanguru and the Mt Everest.
Everest View Hotel, at an altitude of 3,962 m, boasts the magnificent views of the Mount Everest through the windows of all of the rooms'. We’ll hike to the hotel to enjoy the Everest and its elegant splendor. The hike lasts 3-4 hours and is grandeur in nature.
Trekking along Dudh Koshi and Imja River valley, leads us to Tengboche, the spiritual hub of Khumbu. Tengboche monastery is the oldest Buddhist monastery of Khumbu. It provides the splendid sights of Ama Dablam and Everest. You’ll visit Kala Patthar, a vantage point. It presents amazing panoramic views of Everest massifs. We start the trek early in the morning so that we can to witness the glistening sunrise amidst the Himalayas.
The most important part of this trek is to getting the experience of climbing peak for the whole life.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
7 Nights / 8 Days
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